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palaeoclimate

(ˌpælɪəʊˈklaɪmət)
n
(Physical Geography) meteorol the climate of a prehistoric age
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paléoclimatpaléoclimatique
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In a ground-breaking discovery led by an Indian-origin palaeoclimatologist, researchers have found that a 200-yearlong monster drought nearly 4,200 years ago doomed the Indus Valley civilisation in present Pakistan and northwest India.
Proposed by palaeoclimatologist William Ruddiman in 2003, the theory said that human influences offset the imminent plunge into another ice age and helped create the relatively stable climate that we are familiar with today.
However climate expert Professor Ian Hall, a palaeoclimatologist and member of the Palaeoclimate and Climate Systems Research Group at Cardiff University, believes that ventures like the Jabajak vineyard are likely to grow and succeed if climate predictions are met.
Professor Ian Hall is a palaeoclimatologist and member of the Palaeoclimate and Climate Systems Research Group at Cardiff University
According to ANSTO palaeoclimatologist Dr Pauline Treble, south-west Western Australia is an ideal site for stalagmite research as it has a Mediterranean-type climate with distinctly wet winters and dry summers.